Planets

neptune

20 Neptune Facts | Remarkable Facts about the planet Neptune

Neptune is the eighth and final planet in its distance from the Sun. It has rings like Saturn, but they aren’t as well known or studied. It has the strongest winds in our solar system, but we still don’t know everything about this strange yet wonderful planet. Let’s look at some of the best Neptune … Read more

saturn

20 Saturn Facts | Awesome Facts about the planet Saturn

The planet Saturn has intrigued astronomers for centuries. Since it was first seen through a powerful telescope in the 17th Century, scientists have wondered what Saturn is made of, and how its rings came to be. Fortunately, nowadays we know a lot more about Saturn than we ever have before, after four successful missions. So, … Read more

jupiter

24 Jupiter Facts | Impressive Facts about the planet Jupiter

Jupiter is known as the largest planet in our solar system and the closest to us of the gas giants. It’s one of the brightest objects in our solar system, and it’s been the focus of many different spacecraft missions over the last century. It takes its name from the Roman equivalent of Zeus, likely … Read more

mars

23 Mars Facts | Exciting Facts about the planet Mars

In recent years, going to Mars has become more and more achievable. What was once a pipe dream is now likely to become a reality in the next decade, as we know more about Mars than ever. And whilst the planets closer to the Sun would fry us to death, and the gas and ice … Read more

earth

23 Earth Facts | Fascinating Facts about the Planet Earth

We take our planet for granted. Though it doesn’t have the Rings of Saturn or the moons of Jupiter, it’s as intriguing and unique as of the others. People don’t tend to take as much interest in the Earth as other planets, probably because we’re living on it. But the fact of the matter is … Read more

venus

22 Venus Facts | Cool Facts About the Planet Venus

There are many things to learn about Venus, from its extremely high temperatures to its low wind speeds, there are a lot of different Venus facts for us to learn. We don’t know as much about Venus as we do about Mars, but thanks to spacecrafts like Magellan, we know a lot more now than … Read more

mercury

21 Mercury Facts | Interesting Facts About the Planet Mercury

The planet Mercury is one of the most interesting parts of our solar system. Our first recordings of Mercury date back a few thousand years, though it’s very likely that humans noticed Mercury from the Earth long before that. There are many facts about Mercury that are good to know, and we’ll take a look … Read more